Men's Tennis

February 20, 2009

Washington Shuts out Trinity to Open ITA Indoors


St. Peter, Minnesota – Trinity's men's tennis team suffered a 9-0 shutout to open play at the ITA Indoor National Championships at Gustavus Adolphus College on Friday.

Trinity (2-4) fell in two close doubles matches to start off on the wrong foot - including a 9-8 loss at No. 3 doubles.  The Tigers then lost in straight sets in all six singles matchups.

John Runge had by far the closest call, losing 5-7, 6-7 at No. 5 singles, while Bobby Cocanougher also fell 6-7, 3-6 in a close match at the second position.

Trinity will play in the consolation semifinal on Saturday morning against UC-Santa Cruz.  The Tigers entered the tournament as the No. 8 seed overall.


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